The day before the interview, Match Communications Director Trish Mc Dermott gave Kremen specific instructions: don’t wear black or white, don’t wear a shirt with busy patterns, and don’t say anything controversial.
The next day, Kremen came into the office in a tie-dyed shirt, wanted to do the interview from a brightly colored bean bag chair, and shocked everyone in the room when he said to the camera, “will bring more love to the planet than anything since Jesus Christ.” As Mc Dermott watched this scene unfold, her first thought was, “We’re destroyed.” But she soon realized Kremen’s performance was “brilliant,” as it reflected his character, his grand vision, and the company’s eccentricity.
According to Internet data provider com Score, Match attracts more people than any other dating site in the U. And early this year, it announced the acquisition of Ok Cupid, one of the fastest-growing free dating sites.
Incredibly, however, Kremen has no ties to the Match brand today.
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and was one of a handful of early entrepreneurs on the Internet.” Kremen is about as quirky as he is smart.
He is a big Grateful Dead fan— he attended 50 of their concerts.
In 1995, the management team was preparing for its first significant TV interview.
The online-dating site had gone live that same year, and Gary Kremen, the founder and CEO, was slotted to speak.